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A Tohono O'odham Grammar
By Ofelia Zepeda
190 pp. / 6.00 in x 9.00 in / 1983
Paper (978-0-8165-0792-4) [s]
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  - Tohono O'odham & Akimel O'odham
  - Language

This first pedagogical grammar of the Papago language features twenty chapters on grammatical constructions and five sample dialogs—plus abbreviations, symbols, summary of grammatical elements,
A praiseworthy pedagogical grammar, one that leads the reader gradually from the simpler to the more complex grammatical structures. The reader who learns the contents of the 25 lessons will acquire a fairly broad knowledge of Papago grammar.

—American Anthropologist

and two glossaries. Classroom-tested for teaching both native and non-native speakers, the text also offers linguists an overview of the Papago language not available elsewhere.

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